Monthly Archives: June 2012

June 18, 2012. What’s Happening @AIBD_national?

Designer of the Year nominations – ARDA judging – AIBD Florida & EECE/LEEDS

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First, Dates to remember:

  • June 29 – Designer of the Year nominations must be received by the national office.
  • June 30 – The AIBD 2012 membership drive runs from now to June 30th. Earn discounts on dues by recruiting new members. New members avoid having to pay national initiation fees in May and June.www.JoinAIBD.org
  • June 30 – The AIBD College of Fellows are accepting applications for two $1000 scholarships. Due June 30th, the applications for the College scholarship and the Annette Farmer scholarship are at https://netforum.avectra.com/eWeb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=AIBD&WebCode=Scholarships
  • August 5-9 – The AIBD National Convention in Wilmington, NC. Info: www.AIBDconvention.com - Early Registration discount ends July 4th!

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…AIBD Designer of the Year nominations are now being accepted.

Each year at the AIBD national convention, the Designer of the Year award is presented to the member who has made the most outstanding contribution to the AIBD in the past year.  Nominations for this prestigious honor are to be solicited from you – the membership.  A committee consisting of two of the President’s Council, two members of the College of Fellows and the national staff are to determine from the nominations the recipient of the award.

Download the nomination form: www.AIBDmember.org/doy.pdf

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…ARDA Judging.

American Residential Design Awards committee chair, Michael Battaglia, is gathering his team of ARDA judges in Atlanta, GA, this Thursday and Friday. Volunteering their time, experiences, knowledge and opinions are three professionals representing an array of disciplines within our industry.

Paul Fowler - Architect & Principal at AdaptDesign

Jannis Vann - Certified Professional Building Designer and AIBD Fellow

Hillary Gottemoeller - Content Director at Hanley Wood

ARDA is the AIBD’s annual design competition. Historically, the competition is open only to AIBD Professional members. This year, a Concrete Decor division was added and designers, contractors and artisans throughout the industry were invited to submit exposed concrete projects. For more information: www.ResidentialDesignAwards.com

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 …AIBD Florida co-locates with EECE/LEEDS

The Florida Society is combining its Board and General Membership meetings with the Energy Efficiency Conference and Exhibits and a LEEDS Green Associate training program.

The AIBD Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Friday evening June 22nd from 5-7 PM

The General Membership meeting will follow and is also Friday June 22nd from 7-8 PM since the LEED Prep Class will take up a full day on Saturday June 23rd from 8:00 AM – 5:00  PM

For more information and to RSVP for either or both programs, visit the Florida Society website: www.AIBDFL.org.